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Lot 1284: VISCOSE S.A.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1912 ST-PETERSBOURG. 5 Actions de 100 Rbls. purple, black. No 18946-50. Viscose is a natural polymer made from wood pulp. It was first used for coating fabrics. Further development led to viscose being spun into thread for embroidery and trimmings. In the twenties and thirties, it became big business, replacing almost completely traditional cotton and wool for women's stockings and underwear. Company founded 1909 and this share was issued in 1912 to increase the capital to 2,6 million roubles.
Condition Report: EF